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American Judicial Power: The State Court Perspective.


American Judicial Power: The State Court Perspective

Michael L. Buenger and Paul J. De Muniz

Edward Elgar


302 pages



Elgar Monographs in Constitutional and Administrative Law


This volume explains the role of state courts in the American judicial system. It compares the roles of state and federal courts in the judicial power structure, and discusses the constitutional context, then describes key concepts like judicial power, judicial independence, jurisdiction, and judicial impact; the history of state courts; state judicial selection and structures; the relationship between state judicial power and legislative power; and emerging policy areas. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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